On 22 December in Japan’s history

ON 22 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on December 22, 2018

1178: Birth of Emperor Antoku, the 81st emperor of Japan from 1180 to 1185
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Antoku

1337: Death of Daito Kokushi, leader of Japanese O-To-Ka, Rinzai school
http://terebess.hu/zen/mesterek/daito-kokushi.html

1546: Birth of Kuroda Yoshitaka, a Japanese daimyo of the Edo periods who died on April 19, 1604
http://www.samurai-archives.com/yoshitaka.html

1573: The Battle of Mikatagahara in Japan ends
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mikatagahara

1885: Prince Ito Hirobumi, born in 1841, becomes the first Prime Minister of Japan
http://www.jref.com/glossary/ito_hirobumi.shtml

1941: Japanese troops land at the Lingayen Gulf and advance across central Luzon towards Manila

1963: Birth of Luna H. Mitani, Japanese American surrealism painter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_H._Mitani
http://www.lunamitani.com/

 

Holidays and observances

Japan: Toji (winter solstice)

 



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